Class of 2021 Thesis Projects

Zoe D. Bell

The Effect of a Single Nucleotide Polymorphism on the Presence of Autism-Spectrum Disorder Traits in Primary-School Aged Children

Dorothy G. Castelly

Patient Perspective of HIV and Aging

Emily T. Condlin

Multiplexed lineage tracing for high-dimensional single cell analysis to determine specific genecontrol of smooth muscle cell differentiation into heterogeneous atherosclerotic plaques

Gabrielle Anna Grob

Examining the Digital Divide in the Local Hispanic Community

Wafa Q. Khan

Using Shock Stimulus to Study the Effect of SES on Empathy

James M. Martin

Modulation of the atherosclerotic fibrous cap via Glucocorticoid Receptor manipulation

Justin F. May

The Effect of a Country's Social Welfare Spending on the Health of Their Population

Kathryn. E. McGonagle

Enhancing Phagocytosis of Pancreatic Cancer Cells

Emily A. Noonan

The Role of Vangl1 and Vangl2 on Adherensand Tight Junctions During Convergence and Extension of Mice Neural Tube

Lea M. Paragas

NKG2D-Expressing Tumor Infiltrating Leukocytes Enhances Adoptive Transfer Immunotherapy

John P. Ryan

Feasibility of Medical Unmanned Aerial Systems in the Greater Charlottesville-Albemarle County Area

Thomas M. Stewart

Mechanisms of Cellular Longevity Regulation by GCN5

Tuyet-Minh Tran

Exploring a Novel Role for RalA in Pancreatic Tumor Dormancy

Margaret D Van Cleve

Investigating microstructural changes in the kidney after neonatal nephrotoxin-induced acute kidney injury